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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 359–379.
Published: 01 December 2015
... technological artifact can be redesigned in a certain society, there are a certain number of people who are familiar with such technology and are skilled in its use. In other words, a variety of industrial local knowledge and technological supporting networks are deployed evenly and densely in Taiwan. Artifacts...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 229–253.
Published: 01 June 2010
.... 6 9 2009 31 5 2010 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2010 2010 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Hydrological management Local specialist Local knowledge Collaboration Lower Yangzi Delta Ming dynasty...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 521–540.
Published: 01 December 2010
... study. Key dynamics, lessons, methods and mechanisms critical to the success of this intervention are appraised. This paper offers theoretical reflection on boundary work between science, policy and community and focuses on the challenges in including local knowledge to produce ‘useable knowledge’ in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 127–149.
Published: 01 February 2015
... local universities and villages. From then until the early 1970s, American, Chinese, and Taiwanese scientists integrated farmers' associations, laboratory research, agricultural extension, and applied industrial research. Starting in the 1960s with the rise of the Cold War, Taiwanese technocrats...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 505–509.
Published: 01 December 2009
.../epistemological implications and how can the historical impact of the Euro-American origin of techno-science/medicine in Asia be observed? How should independent and indigenous techno-science be carried out, and will that lead to successful local innovation, or to imitation? What constitutes local knowledge on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Shuhei Kimura Kim Boumsoung , Meiji Taishō no Nihon no jishingaku: Rōkaru saiensu o koete [Beyond Local Science: The Evolution of Japanese Seismology during the Meiji and the Taisho Eras] Tokyo : Tokyo Daigaku Shuppankai , 2007 . vi + 174pp , ¥3,360 . 7 4 2010 7 4 2010 © National...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 247–267.
Published: 01 September 2016
... smooth journey. These scholars have diligently documented the risks and failures of global health technologies traveling due to their lack of appreciation of local knowledge and local needs, as well as the risk of reinforcing asymmetrical power relations. Nonetheless, as global challenges such as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 December 2007
... and/or results of participatory social decision-making process in nuclear issues. As an example, we take up the case of a local referendum in the siting area (Maki-machi town, Niigata prefecture of Japan) and describe and analyze it to highlight the critical sociological factors involved in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 221–241.
Published: 01 June 2013
... science and technology. As Bruno Latour and others have argued, it is the travel of instruments, texts, and scientists among local sites of scientific practice that makes science's universal knowledge claim possible ( Bourguet, Licoppe, and Sibum 2002 ; Latour 1987 ). While the underlying relationship...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 123–127.
Published: 01 March 2010
... techno-scientific success. The Japanese were the first in East Asia to adopt Western science and technology and have the strongest economy because of it. It is equally obvious, however, that while local innovation and technological advancement have brought benefits, they have also brought suffering...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
... factors as defined in ICH E5, have become a proxy for long-held cultural perceptions of “local biology” based on a notion of ethnic uniqueness and bioidentity in Japan. Ethnobridging studies, we argue, are more than venues for the production of scientific and clinical data. They produce data in concert...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 167–186.
Published: 01 February 2015
... knowledge from advanced countries to local firms forms a network that is characterized by its dynamics and flexibility. Therefore, to have a network perspective on industrialization of technology in a local society is heuristic. The concept of a market as a form of network can facilitate understanding of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 117–126.
Published: 01 February 2015
... meso-level. Most of its contributors do not evaluate local STS theory or cases directly. Adopting one of the STS insights into knowing practices, this special issue focuses instead on the knowledge spaces that simultaneously enact and are enacted by institutions , which include modes of production...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 185–205.
Published: 01 June 2010
... was closely integrated with farmers' local knowledge. While the great agronomic treatises of Jia Sixie, Wang Zhen, and Xu Guangqi (written in the sixth, fourteenth, and seventeenth century) were never widely read in the homes of farmers, they reached a stratum of literate landowners who adapted what...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the public sphere, which were an important means of creating a new, large-scale social order designed to mitigate the supposed inadequacy of the local knowledge conveyed by mothers and other women to young girls within the domestic sphere. I focus on the postcolonial geopolitical framing and universal...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 June 2008
.... It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Practical knowledge Embodied knowledge Skill Everyday technologies Northeast China In northern China, until recently, farmers lived in houses made of local materials, of mud, stone and wood. In general, people were deeply involved in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2017) 11 (1): 71–90.
Published: 01 March 2017
... work between community and government for infrastructure plan in that area” ( Prabaharyaka and Pooroe 2010 : 237). The water system relies on the local knowledge of the communities; thus, it is expected to be more sustainable. However, the master meter system and the various levels of community...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2016) 10 (4): 377–399.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., private foundations, and scholars, with their various interests and concerns, worked with local actors in the production of biopolitical knowledge in 1950s Taiwan. Similarly, social scientists ( Camic, Gross, and Lamont 2011 b; Hartmann and Unger 2014 ) have lately begun to apply the insights and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 231–256.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., bodies, voices, skills, practices, technical devices, theories, social strategies and collective work that together constitute technoscientific knowledge/practices” ( Chambers and Gillespie 2000 : 230). Two demonstrations of the importance of locality for science are Storey ( 1997 ) and Redfield ( 2000...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 459–462.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., seemingly free of local contexts, scholars should no longer confine themselves to studying those sites where scientists produce their knowledge. Instead, they should turn their attention to examining how science travels from its sites of production to the general public. Against that backdrop, it is not...